There are 4 main art districts in the city. You’ll find many galleries on Royal St. in the French Quarter, on Magazine St. Uptown, on Julia St. and surrounding streets in the Arts District, and in the St. Claude Arts District in the Bywater.
ArtsNewOrleans.org has one of the most comprehensive guides to art spaces of all kinds in the Crescent City. Use its searchable “Venue” menu to find world-class art museums, community art centers, studios, and more. Use it also use it as a tool to learn about local artists.
Art New Orleans is the official publication of the New Orleans Arts District. It covers art (naturally), as well as culture, and entertainment. With a map and gallery guide, this magazine is a must-have for art-loving travelers of New Orleans. Be sure to visit the magazine’s website for subscription information, online content, an events calendar, and links to past issues.
The resources listed above should tell you all that you want to know about the art galleries of New Orleans. Occasionally, 411 NOLA will feature certain galleries to bring your attention to them. There are always hidden gems to be discovered!